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UNDP Receives DILG NextGen CapDev Accelerator Award in Local Governance

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) of the Philippines awarded the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Philippines the NextGen CapDev Accelerator Award in Local…  


Youth Winners of Bangsamoro Ideation Impact Challenge Champion their Stories and Journey for Positive Community Transformation

The first ever Bangsamoro Ideation Impact Challenge (IIC) awarded nineteen (19) youth innovation teams that put together community peacebuilding and development projects in the Bangsamoro Autonomous…  


The Netherlands and UNDP launch Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Peacebuilding initiative with Bangsamoro Women Leaders

The Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Philippines launched an initiative that seeks to strengthen the capacities of Bangsamoro women…  


DENR and UNDP launch Initiative to Strengthen Access and Benefits Sharing of Philippine Genetic Resources

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Philippines launched a flagship multisectoral…  


BARMM, UNDP partner to support settler communities in the Bangsamoro Region

In a ceremony to mark their partnership and collaboration, the Office for Settler Communities of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OSC - BARMM) Executive Director, Mr. Edgar…  


Bangsamoro Women Leaders Strengthen Capacities for Conflict Mediation and Peacebuilding

In a capacity building initiative hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support women peacebuilders and mediators in the Bangsamoro region, twenty-four (24) members of the Women…  


Multistakeholder partnership launched to support expansion of solar energy facility in Pamilacan Island, Bohol

Through a historic Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signing that signifies the fruition of a multistakeholder collaboration for local community development, the Pamilacan Island off the coast of Bohol…  


[OPINION] Building Forward Together: Ending Persistent Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is annually commemorated on October 17 to raise awareness about the need to end global poverty in all its forms everywhere. This year’s theme,…  


PHL, UN adopt new financing framework to achieve the SDGs amid COVID-19 setbacks

The Philippines and the United Nations (UN) signed on 19 September an agreement to adopt a new financing framework to keep the Philippines on track to maximize its demographic dividend and achieve the…  


DevLIVE+ training advances digitalization in BARMM

The road to #DigitalBangsamoro is getting exceptional boost with the United Nations Development Programme’s roll out of DevLIVE+ for the Ministry of Interior and Local Goverment (MILG).  

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